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Time:  an interview with Prof. James Harrington

Time: an interview with Prof. James Harrington

February 19th, 2016

  Q: So before we get into a discussion about your book, Time: A Philosophical Introduction, tell me about what got you interested in philosophy? A: In one sense the answer goes so far back that I don’t even know how to answer that question. My dad was a great books major with an interest in […]


Colloquium: Dr. Peter King on “Augustine’s *Confessions*: A new philosophical genre,” (LUC) Apr 9, 4pm

Colloquium: Dr. Peter King on “Augustine’s *Confessions*: A new philosophical genre,” (LUC) Apr 9, 4pm

March 31st, 2014


Lecture: John Rist, “We Don’t Do Truth,” LUC, Feb 6

February 3rd, 2014

WE DON’T DO TRUTH John Rist Catholic University of America University of Toronto, Emeritus In the spirit of Augustinian Platonism, this lecture treats -by “indirection”- aspects of secular culture. In contrast to post-modern and skeptical perspectives, it argues: first, Nietzsche was right to fear that we have not gotten rid of God because we still […]


CFP: Society of Christian Philosophers – Eastern Regional Conference – “Theistic Metaphysics and Naturalism”

CFP: Society of Christian Philosophers – Eastern Regional Conference – “Theistic Metaphysics and Naturalism”

July 8th, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS Eastern Regional Conference “Theistic Metaphysics and Naturalism” October 24-26, 2013 University of South Florida Tampa, Florida Conference Website: http://philosophyconference.wordpress.com/ Keynote Speakers: Trenton Merricks (University of Virginia) Christina Van Dyke (Calvin College) The Eastern Regional Meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers (SCP) will be held October 24-26 at the University of South […]


CFP: Mental Actions and Mental Agency

July 8th, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS Mental Actions and Mental Agency Special Issue of the Review of Philosophy and Psychology Guest Editors: Anika Fiebich, and John Michael Deadline for Submissions: February 1st 2014 In recent decades, mental actions have been discussed intensively in the scientific debate on intentional actions. Within this debate ‘mental agency’ has been defined as […]